about us

Providing a variety of high-quality foods and household supplies, Merrick’s Food Shelf is dedicated to connecting families and individuals with community resources to help eliminate the long-term causes of hunger. These services are offered to the East Side of Saint Paul and Maplewood residents by distributing nutritious foods through a client-choice model.

Participants may use the Food Shelf once every calendar month.

food shelf contact information

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(651) 287-2088

Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church
1669 Arcade Street North, Door 3
St. Paul, MN 55106
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(651) 287-2088

hours & info

1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4, St. Paul, MN 55106
DOOR 2A; not Door 3
Phone: 651-771-9339
Fax: 651-771-8465

Monday – Thursday 8-5:30 p.m
Friday 8am-Noon

how to access the food shelf:

Text the word FOOD to the number 1-844-631-6887

Click the first link the text to complete your order.

who can access the food shelf:

Merrick’s Food Shelves at Arcade and Woodland Hills are open to all Maplewood residents and those Saint Paul residents who live in Merrick’s service area.  (Please call 651-287-2088 for more details).

food shelf schedule

Arcade Location - 1669 Arcade Street (Door 3)

Mondays: 3pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 10am – noon

Starting NOVEMBER 14, 2022:

Drive through only Hours: 
Monday’s 3-5pm
Tuesdays 10-12pm

In Person Shopping Only Hours:
Wednesday’s 10-Noon
Thursday’s 10-Noon